Windows 3.0 WIN.INI [devices] Section

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The following information is contained in the Microsoft Windows version3.0 WININI.TXT readme file. The Windows Setup program copies this fileto the Windows 3.0 directory.
[DEVICES] SECTION-----------------The [devices] section names the active printers. The settings in thissection reflect those in the [PrinterPorts] section, without thetimeout values. This section is necessary for Windows Versions 2.xapplications, which look for the [devices] section for thisinformation.The [devices] section can contain settings of the following type:<device-name>=<driver-name, port-name>Purpose: The <device-name> keyname is the name of the device. The         <driver-name> value is the driver filename. If a device is         not currently connected, the <port-name> value should be the         string specified in the NullPort settings (in the [windows]         section).To change: Choose the Printers icon from the Control Panel window.				
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Article ID: 58339 - Last Review: 02/27/2014 18:29:46 - Revision: 2.1

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